Advertising

Richter L’Insoumis – A film by Bruno Monsaingeon

Author: EuroArts Music International

Sviatoslav Richter, one of the greatest pianists of all time, breaks his life-long silence and allows an interview in this autobiographical film.

  • Richter L’Insoumis – A film by Bruno Monsaingeon | Copyright: © EuroArts Music International

    © EuroArts Music International

We see his life on an epic scale as he evokes his wild childhood, his encounters with the great names in the music world, his debuts and activities as a concert artist in Soviet Union. Previously unseen archive footage and a wealth of performance extracts complete this portrait of an artist who refused to conform, one of the giants of the 20th century.

The film is entirely "narrated" by Sviatoslav Richter who we get to know as both musician and pianist, particularly through his reading of extracts from his “musician’s diary”. An interview with his wife, the singer Nina Dorliac rounds out the narrative.

Original title Richter L’Insoumis – The Enigma. A film by Bruno Monsaingeon
Production year 1998
Video format 16:9 - NTSC
Audio format PCM Stereo
Duration 154 mins
Director Bruno Monsaingeon
Soloist Sviatoslav Richter

ADVERTISING

YOU MIGHT ALSO BE INTERESTED IN...

Britten: War Requiem

C Major Entertainment

It has been one of conductor emeritus Mariss Jansons's long-cherished wishes to perform this remarkable work with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

EuroArts is back with a fistful of Dynamite!

EuroArts Music International

The Morricone Duel – Perhaps the most dangerous live concert ever heard.

Piotr Anderszewski – Unquiet Traveller

EuroArts Music International

On the borderline between documentary & fiction, this "road movie" is a winter train journey across Poland with a piano installed on board.

Glenn Gould – Hereafter

EuroArts Music International

HEREAFTER is a retrospective of the life and work of Glenn Gould, seen from today's point of view.

SUBSCRIBE TO THE IMZ MAILINGS


Benefit from exclusive insights + opportunties with a thematic variety of IMZ Mailings to choose from.

By clicking "SUBSCRIBE" you consent that your data can be processed by the IMZ International Music + Media Centre for the purposes of processing your inquiry.